Direct Cremation

What is Direct Disposal?

Direct disposal means that the body of a person who has died goes straight off to be cremated or buried without a funeral ceremony. John...

Should I Have a Funeral?

A meaningful funeral can be beneficial in helping surviving family members process their emotions about a loss. According to Russell Friedman, grief expert and...

Direct Cremations – A Growing Trend

A few years ago not long after Oak Funeral Services had been created, we were asked if we could provide a “Direct Cremation” service...

Thinking About Direct Cremation?

I wrote about some of the potential benefits of direct cremation in a 2016 article following David Bowie’s no fuss cremation in New York...

Why I Think You Should Consider Direct Cremation

I decided a long time ago that I wanted a cremation. I’m sure part of that decision was because of my age – cremation...

Direct Cremation – If It’s Good Enough For Bowie, What About You?

When David Bowie died on January 10 this year, people around the world immediately cam together to remember his life and work, and to...

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